MUSIC

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PERFORMANCES AND RECORDINGS

2020

Performance and recording for live stream  Zoom concert.  Wagtail by Judith Wright set to music
and performed by Halcyon. September 2020 Jenny Duck-Chong, mezzo soprano and Geoffrey Gartner, cello. 

2019

Performance and recording of Five Etudes for solo piano by pianist, Alexander Hazelbank.
He performed one etude, Dangerous Fun as part of his program in Melba Hall at the Conservatorium of Melbourne. All five were recorded at Move Records, Melbourne on 2nd October 2019.

2018

2 pieces for piano: Study on a Wednesday, Study on a Sunday

Lament for War (re worked) piano duet for 4 hands
Thursday’s Child (piano duet for 4 hands)
4 short pieces for solo piano: Postcards from the South of France

2017

Four Etudes for Piano. Performed by Lilli Naulu. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

 

He Wishes for the Clothes of Heaven (words by WB Yeats) for mezzo sop, cello and guitar.
Performed by Jenny Duck Chong, Geoffrey Gartner and Vladimir Gorbach at Sydney
Conservatorium of Music

 

Evening in Bali (words Kate Reid) arranged for mezzo sop and 4 hands. Performed at Sydney Conservatorium of Music

2016

String quartet in 2 movements

Attention Seeking Behaviour at the Fair: short piece for orchestra

2015

Songs for soprano and piano:
Post Cyclone (words by Maggy Todd) Performed at El Rocco, Sydney.
A Child’s Odyssey (words by Alison Marshall) Performed at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Evening in Bali (words by Kate Reid) Commissioned by Amy Blake and Dee Penicaut and performed at the Acropolis Theatre, Nice.
Empty Rooms (words by Rodney Fisher) Performed at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

 

Song for soprano, piano and violin:
For the love of a tree (words by Li Wei)

Song for SATB and piano:
Far Other Worlds (words by David Campbell)

SA TB
Underpants (words by Michael Leunig) Performed at Old Darlington School,
University of Sydney

Piano: Memories of Anzac. Commissioned by Australian War Memorial for
nation-wide travelling exhibition

2014

Piano solo: Waltz at 3am.
Song for soprano and piano: The Dark Fires words by Dorothy Hewett.
Song for soprano, clarinet and cello: Walking by the River words by Robert Adamson Song for soprano and vibraphone: The Whitebait words by Robert Adamson

2013

Score for short film Child Lost on Goolumbulla. Premier screening Art Gallery of NSW


Set several of Dorothy Hewett’s short lyrics to music for Wild in the Heart a 100 - minute
selection of poetry, prose and dramatic writings aired by ABC Radio National.

 

Quintet: Bayswater Road for clarinet, piano, 2 violins and cello. Performed at The Sydney Conservatorium in June 2013.

Sextet: Elvira for 4 violins, double bass and piano. Performed at The Sydney Conservatorium
in November 2013.


Piano Trio (3 movements) based on themes from Child Lost on Goolumbulla String Quartet
(2 movements)

2010-2012

Piano solo: Billyard Avenue 

Composed Nine Songs for soprano and piano using the words of poets David Campbell
and Robert Adamson.


Bagatelle for Viola or Cello and Piano Performed at El Rocco, Sydney January 2013

In collaboration with writer-director, Rodney Fisher OAM, composed music to children’s musical,
Give Peas a Chance based on three short stories by Morris Gleitzman.

Eight Pieces for Piano performed and recorded by Dee Penicaut.

2003-2009

Sunday Afternoon for piano and violin, performed and recorded in Korea by Youn- Hee Kim
and Dee Penicaut.


Composed music for multimedia exhibition combining photography, painting and music
Four Sharps on a Flat Wall  at Danks Street Gallery, Sydney

Works for flute and piano: Recollections, The Cocktail Hour, Geese

Piano duet: Lament for War

Set Robert Browning’s poem, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, to music. It was staged at The Riverside Theatre Parramatta, Sydney in August 2007 and was directed by Craig Illot.

Earlier works

1985 - 1987
 

Composed music for director, ABC tele-movie Geese Mate for Life (1985)
and feature film To Market to Market in 1987.

Puppet Show for flute, violin and piano.